Hanan Amiur

Presspectiva Prompts Channel 13 Apology For False Report on Rabbi Asaf Naumberg

After an exclusive investigation by Presspectiva, CAMERA's Hebrew site, Channel 13 retracts a story which falsely attributed hateful, anti-secular views to Rabbi Asaf Naumberg of a pre-military academy associated with Education Minister Rafi Peretz. Reverberations continue to rock the Israeli media.

Haaretz’s Disproportionate Visibility for Celebrate Israel Parade Counterdemonstrators

Tens of thousands of pro-Israel marchers came out for Manhattan's Celebrate Israel Parade, but Haaretz's headline and prominent photograph featured a miniscule minority of anti-Israel demonstrators. Fifteen years ago, The New York Times published an Editor's Note after similarly giving disproportionate visibility to the small anti-Israel group.

Haaretz’s Mordechai Kremnitzer Can’t Pass On the Weimar Comparison

Haaretz's Mordechai Kremnitzer cites the manslaughter indictment of a Jewish teen accused of throwing a rock which killed Aisha Mohammed Rabi to compare Israel to Weimar Germany, a smear that he bases on the false suggestion that Palestinians suspected of the same crime against Jews are invariably charged with murder.

Haaretz’s Uri Misgav Revives Discredited National Library Bunker Story

Months after numerous Israeli journalists determined a Channel 11 report claiming Prime Minister Netanyahu demanded that the National Library build an underground bunker to house his father's work was baseless, Haaretz's Uri Misgav repeats the story. Instead of correcting, editors add the library's denial.

Sayed Kashua’s Revisionism: 1948 and 2016

Haaretz's Sayed Kashua lashes out at what he calls Israelis' "same lies," but it's he who dissembles. For instance, writing about "Jewish lordship," he implies Israeli Jews murdered two Arab women killed last week, reportedly by their relatives.